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Interior Design: A Survey

Interior Design: A Survey
Author: Corky Binggeli
ISBN 13: 9780471679585
ISBN 10: 471679585
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2007-02-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 576
List Price: $99.00

Get a comprehensive introduction to the profession of interior design.

Today's interior designer is a professional who understands and practices the principles of good design and calls upon a wide range of other abilities, from interpersonal skills in working with clients to good business practices that keep projects on track to a knowledge of building codes and health and safety issues.

Get a comprehensive overview of both the field of interior design and the many areas of expertise you'll need for a successful career as an interior designer with this guide. A few of the concepts covered are:

  • The history of interior design through the ages.
  • The process of interior design, from development of a design concept to analysis of built spaces to design development presentation, and more.
  • The elements and principles of design.
  • Working with residential, commercial, cultural, and institutional spaces.
  • Environmentally healthy design.
  • Lighting, interior furnishings, and finishes.
  • New computer technologies for designers.

Lavishly illustrated and written in a clear, entertaining style, Interior Design: A Survey gives you a thorough view of the profession of interior design as it is practiced today.

Visit the companion Web site: www.wiley.com/go/interiordesignsurvey